Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary

A Mainframe Systems Programmer earns an average salary of $78,954 per year. A skill in SMP/E is associated with high pay for this job.

$55,388 - $119,679
(Median)
$55K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,953
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$14.83 - $66.00
(Median)
$15
$42
$66
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,388 - $119,679  
   
Bonus
$511 - $15,242  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,936 - $122,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $66.00  
   
Overtime
$53.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$511 - $15,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,936 - $122,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer

  • Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
  • Design, code, evaluate,and test system applications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Experience Affects Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$81,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

SMP/E
up arrow 45%

MVS
up arrow 2%

National Average
$81,000

COBOL -- IBM
up arrow 8%

JCL
up arrow 9%

COBOL
up arrow 12%

IBM DB2
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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